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. >> this was the day of brown.ing for kwame he faced to judges. -- two judges. sam ford is live at superior court with that story. has alreadywn served his jail time. spent six hours in the custody of u.s. marshals so the judge did say that he gave brown the required jail time. hear a free man about half an hour ago. in federal court, he told the has been embarrassed and publicly humiliated. brown rejected the u.s. sentence recommended of six days in jail and three years' probation. lawyer asked for no jail two years' probation. e decided to jail him hours and two years' probation. >> the judge felt as though he to impose the minimum of jail time and ordered issue a valid judgment. >> he also opposed six months of e arrest with an ankle bracelet and 480 hours of community service. sentencing. >> this afternoon, brown was prisoners. there he was sentenced for misdemeanor is handling of campaign funds. was aly added punishment $250 fine. >> kwame brown, god bless them. i hope he gets the help he needs. ll.a tremendous faul brown is under house arrest for next six months. can leave to go to work if
brown: new details emerge about the affair that led to the resignation of c.i.a. director david petraeus and about when the f.b.i. first uncover evidence of it. good evening. i'm geoffrey brown. >> ifill: and i'm gwen ifill. on the newshour tonight we get the latest on the time line as we know it and the implications for the intelligence agecy. >> brown: then gay rights add voaks won their first victory at the ballot box last week. ray suarez examines the significance of voters in three states approving same-sex marriage. of >> when they see us on their front doorstep >> ifill: special correspondent john tulenko tells the story of teachers coming to the rescue of families in storm-ravaged new jersey. knocking and they realize it's us and we're here to see if they're okay, their faces lit up. >> brown: and we have three reports about veterans, beginning with a pro publica investigation into lost or destroyed combat records. >> ifill: then we talk with a veteran who has written about how we choose to remember those who serve. >> brown: and we close with a conversation with first-t
that forced c.i.a. director petraus to resign. good evening. i'm gwen ifill. >> brown: and i'm jeffrey brown. on the newshour tonight, we get the latest on what were termed "potentially inappropriate" e- mails and documents, and we examine if and when the white house and congress should have been alerted. >> ifill: then, the senate and the house of representatives get back to work. judy woodruff looks at the long list of challenges ahead. >> brown: one item on the agenda is the so-called fiscal cliff , and that was the focus of a white house meeting today with liberal leaders. we talk with two participants. >> ifill: plus, from "our food for nine billion" series, special correspondent mary kay magistad reports on china's moves to satisfy a growing demand for meat. it has transformed lives and diets over the past 30 years meat con suption per cap to has quadrupled and city dwellers eat twice as much meat on average as those in the countryside. >> ifill: that's all ahead on tonight's newshour. major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: moving our economy for 160 years. bnsf, the
chair kwame brown wille u.s. district court judge to learn his fate today. >> he resigned and pleaded guilty to bank fraud charges in june. melanie alnwick is live in northwest d.c. with the latest. >> reporter: good morning. you know, kwame brown actually has two sentencing hearings hearings today. the first in federal court on those bank fraud charged and then the second later this afternoon in d.c. superior court on campaign finance violation charges. now, as you mentioned, brown pleaded guilty in june. after a year-long investigation, the federal charges relate to providing false information on bank loan applications. one of the loan was for a 39- foot boat. brown also forged the signature of a friend on an application and doctored two forms to overstate his income by tens of thousands of dollars. the other charges go back to an audit by d.c.'s office of campaign finance. it found that brown's 2008 election campaign failed to report more than $400,000 in contributions an expenditures and that $239,000 wound up in the hands of a consulting company controlled by brown's brother. kwa
cliff. >>> new this morning, sentencing day for former d.c. council chair kwame brown. he pled guilty for bank fraud charges back in june. fox 5's melanie alnwick is live at the u.s. district court this morning with a look at what brown is facing. >> reporter: good morning. brown is facing perhaps a jail term but we'll see. his original plea agreement where he admitted guilty to all of those charms called identify six-month jail sentence but right now, prosecutors seem to be softening somewhat recommending to the judge just six days in jail for kwame brown and three years of supervised probation. it was really just a high profile fall from grace. brown held the district's second highest local elected office before pleading guilty in june to providing false information on bank loan applications. one of the loans was for a 39- foot, 330-horsepower boat. brown also forged the signature of a friend on an application and doctored two forms to overstate his income by tens of thousands of dollars. another case involved an audit by d.c.'s office of campaign finance and that found that brown's
other big breaking news story we're following this afternoon. former d.c. council chairman kwame brown learns his fate for a federal bank fraud charge. >> his sentence includes two years probation, half a year of home detention. hundreds of hours of community service and a day in police custody. brown also got his sentence for a misdemeanor campaign finance charge at d.c. superior court today and that's where we find tom sherwood live with the latest on brown's long day of legal proceedings. tom? >> just a short time ago, brown was right here in d.c. superior court. he was shackled in chains on his hands and feet. he appeared before a judge on his misdemeanor conviction. earlier today, he faced a different judge on the felony that forced him from office. >> step back and give him room. >> reporter: last summer, kwame brown in a few chaotic hours resign as d.c. council chairman and pleaded guilty to felony bank fraud charges. he had forged home loans. he even faxed the phony documents. he was back in federal court tuesday to be formally sentenced but not before he told the judge he had
brown has been sentenced to one day in jail. >> this is the first of the two hearings for kwame brown. john gonzalez during those from out of the courthouse. >> cynnÉ and steve, won a court house down, one to go for kwame brown. he has been sentenced moments ago. he was sentenced to one day in jail followed by six months home detention with an ankle bracelet followed by supervised probation for two years. the sentencing will begin as soon as he is sentenced at a d.c. superior court later this afternoon. this for a campaign finance charge. the judge made it clear that kwame brown will remain in custody of united states marshals today and will not be released before the sentencing. brown did break down as saying he is truly sorry for his or contact. and words cannot express thewhat he is feeling. when he spoke of his children, that is when he began to cry. of course, kwame is being said today on a federal bank charge. back in june, he amended that he lied and forged signatures to get a personal loan. he then stepped down as the chairman. these loans were more than $160,000. and another
chair kwame brown has been sentenced to two years probation for lying on loan documents. that's only part of the punishment. >> reporter: jim, kwame brown faced only a misdemeanor here at superior court. but in federal court he was sentenced for a felony that cost him his job. brown was back at federal court tuesday to be formally sentenced. but not before he tearfully told judge richard leon, he had done wrong because of my own poor conduct. i am not a victim. it was stupid. i was wrong. brown's mother and wife left the court without comment. brown was detained to serve one day in custody. his sentence also includes two years supervised release. a form of probation. six months in home detention with electronic monitoring. a 10:00 p.m. curfew and 480 hours of community service. >> he has received a sentence from the court and the court expects that he will abide by the sentence. that means all of his material. if it means a curfew at 10:00, it mean be there at 10:00 so when they turn that electronic bracel lelet gizmo on, it will off. >> he was cooperating with prosecutors. the u.s.
chair kwame brown will be sentenced later on today. he resigned from the council and needed guilty to bank fraud charges back in june. if federal prosecutors get their way, brown could face six days in jail and three years of supervised release. >>> a group of d.c. schools targeted for closure or consolidation is set to be released yesterday. those schools targeted for consolidation will most like be combined with higher-performing charter schools. >>> lawmakers are returning to capitol hill today after the election season break and they have a full plate of unfinished business to get done. the biggest challenge is avoiding the double hit to the economy of tax increases and automatic spending cuts nope as the fiscal cliff. >>> another issue congress wants to know about are the details surrounding the resignation of cia chief david petraeus and at tax on the u.s. consulate in libya. >>> the top -- >>> great economic news could be on the horizon. >> our country could be energy independent in the near future. ainsley earhart explains. plains. thrrt
council chairman kwame brown learn his fate today for pleading guilty to bank fraud and campaign finance charges. his time in police custody is almost up but there is more in store for his sentence. tom sherwood is at superior court with the latest on brown's future. tom? >> reporter: kwame brown was a powerful d.c. politician. but today in two courts, he began paying for his crimes. appearing in d.c. superior court, kwame brown was sentenced to probation for a misdemeanor campaign finance violation dating back to 2008. but brown appeared shackled in chain here because earlier, he already had been sentenced in federal court on the felony that cost him his political career. >> step back and give him room please. >> reporter: last week, kwame brown in a few chaotic hours resign as d.c. council chairman and pleaded guilty to felony bank fraud charges. he had forged home loan documents to buy a pleasure boat. he had been using his government office to fax the tony documents. brown was back at federal court tuesday to be formerly sentenced but not before he said he had done wrong because of m
the crimes he committed. the former chairman of the d.c. council kwame brown fought back tears as he told a federal judge my conduct has brought me here, and i am truly sorry about. that brown's attorney, fred cook, stood next to him. >> he's where he is because of what he did. >> reporter: the former chairman expressed regret for falsifying loan documents for his home and boat while on the council. he talked about the embarrass metand ridicule he brought his family. he said i was wrong. those things weren't important. this as family members wiped away tears. >> obviously, this is difficult for them and you don't want to soon see anyone you care about get sentenced. hat is ditch cut. and they're optimistic and they will see that -- that is good. >> reporter: the judge was opposed to the prosecution's attempt to send brown to jail for six days. use his elected office to make personal gains or defraud the people he represented. but fox 5s political analyst mark plotkin believes that some will think the former chairman got off easily. >> i think most people don't think six days is
on the news that broke overnight. >> former d.c. council chairman kwame brown is awaiting his sentence. we have a reporter that will bring the announcement. >> the head of d.c. schools wrapped up a press conference. we have a reporter at the press conference. he'll tell us why and when the schools will be shut down. >>> our studio has been transformed into an elegant winter scene for today's wedding. today, music, food and the perfect dress for the winter wedding of your dreams. good morning. welcome to news 4 midday. i'm keith russell. >> i'm barbara harrison. it's tuesday, november 13th, 2012. we have breaking news. unusual scene in court. just now, it ended with no plea deal were suspected east coast rapist. prosecutors believe aaron thomas was going to plead guilty for the 2009 attack on three teenagers. there was confusion as he hesitated to enter a plea. he said i don't know what way is right and which way is wrong. after a short recess, he backed out of the plea deal. julie carey is in court and will bring the latest. >>> kwame brown is being sentenced on a federal bank charge. he r
, with black hair and brown eyes. he was last seen wearing a long sleeve yellow shirt and blue sweat pants, he was supposed to spend the night at a friend's home friday night but never arrived there. they say his father didn't report him missing until 9:00 last night. >>> the california highway patrol is investigating a possible case of road rage after one driver opened fire on another. it happened shortly before noon today near greenwood court and greenwood drive. the officers say the drivers got out of their vehicles and argued. one pulled out a gun and shot the other. the victim is in stable condition tonight and is expected to survive. the shooter ran away and still has not been found. >>> a 21 year old man from union city is dead after a woman discovered him in a garbage can over the weekend. police say joseph gonzalez perez was found unconscious yesterday by a woman taking out her trash. she called 9-1-1 but gonzalez- perez died at the hospital. today his family is searching for answers. >> he didn't deserve to be put in a trash can. he is not garbage. >> police say he had alcohol in his
in manassas, virginia. >>> former d.c. council chair kwame brown will go before two judges. he's scheduled to be sentence on violating a campaign statute. in federal court he's awaiting for sentencing for lying on loan applications. both of these crimes carry a six-month sentence. it's happening in federal court today. bruce johnson has been covering the sentence. he has the latest now. bruce? >> reporter: hi, mike. former councilman chairman kwame brown has been sentenced here in federal court. he was sentenced on the felony charge of bank fraud. here's the sentence and came as a surprise to many people. he's now in the custody of the u.s. marshals. the just sentenced him to remain in the custody of marshals for the remainder of this business day. come 5:00 he will be released. as you say he has another court appearance at 2:00, 2:30 this afternoon on a misdemeanor charge over in superior court. the felony, the big one, in addition to being sentenced to the custody of u.s. marshals for the rest of the day, he will be under a 10:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. curfew for the next six months. he will
. >>> another case we're following former dc council chairman kwame brown will be sentenced in court later today. bank fraud and campaign finance charges. separate sentences for both. melanie is live this morning with details. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. all of this is going to play out in two separate court houses because he's facing charges in two different jurisdictions. one, the bank fraud charges is a federal case and the other is a campaign finance charge. suggesting in the bank fraud case a 6 day jail term. but could be much longer in the campaign violation case, that second case. brown was a rising political star. instead he had a high profile fall after pleading guilty in june to the bank fraud charges. in addition to falsifying information on bank loan applications, he also forged signatures. the second case is related to audit that was done by the dc office of campaign financing. that audit found 2008 re-election campaign failed to report more than $400,000 in expenditures and $239,000 wound up in the hands of a consulting company. prosecutors did say brown deserves some
. >> and with sentenceing day for kwame brown, the former chair monof the d.c. city council, he will not serve a minute behind bars as one day in custody amounted to wearing shackles after the first hearing. he am serve six months home detention, 480 hours of community service. >> and, obviously, this is difficult for them. you don't want to see anyone you care about get sentenced to any sentence. this is difficult and they optimistic and they will see -- be home for dinner. that is good. >> and this is a short time ago. brown was released from custody and did shot speak. brown didn't use his office for personal games or defrauded the people he prepresented -- represented. >>> the man accused of being the east coast rapist was expected to plead guilt when he he changed his mind. he signed a plea deal days ago. when it came time to admit his involvement, he backed out. paul wagner has the story. paul? >> reporter: the clerk read the charge in open court, and the judge asked thomas for his plea. when the accused serial rapist paused for 20 seconds before saying he didn't know what to do. after a brief re
his fate from not one, but two judges today. >> this is bruce johnson, late this afternoon kwame brown was here in court to respond to a misdemeanor campaign finance conviction. he was in the custody of deputy u.s. marshals and he had handcuffs on him. shackles around the waist and his legs and he was given a 30 day suspended sentence. before that he was over in federal court. he was given a one day sentence in federal court today by judge richard leon. the conviction was for bank fraud. kwame brown was also given six months home detention with a curfew from 10:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. >> oh wow. you know, i mean he's obviously extremely disappointed first in himself, and the situation he finds himself in. >> reporter: the 42-year-old former chairman of the d.c. council also given 480 hours of visible community service. after that, he must serve two years supervised probation. federal court kwame brown wiped away tears as he talked about the embarsment and told the judge told i'm here because of my own poor conduct. i'm not a victim. this is bruce johnson reporting for 9news now from downt
in the case. >>> today former d.c. chairman kwame brown will find out if he's headed to prison. brown admitted to lying on an application to obtain bank loans. he faces up to six months in prison, but the prosecution is only asking for six days behind bars followed by three years of supervised release. brown will also be sentenced today in d.c. superior court on a misdemeanor campaign violation. he faces up to six months behind bars on that charge too. >>> opening statements in a murder case involving a bowie state university student. alexis simpson is accused of stabbing her roommate dominique fraser to death last year. the two
trouble. >> the tuesday buzzword for your chance to win an ipad and a man dressed like charlie brown proposes to lucy. >> look at their rings. >> see the unique design for the unique couple. >> she will surely have a ring like no other. >>> when you go to the concert of one of your favorite bands you just want to have a good old time. that's kind of not what happened at this concert in florida over the weekend. people went to see a group called los horosopos de durango. this group is a latin grammy-award winning group. they're really well known in the latin community. ♪ and right in the middle of the song they're just performing, a fight breaks out right off in front of the stage. the girl starts saying to the cops, all right, just kick them out of the concert. but they don't because security gets into a fight with the people that were fighting. >> [ bleep ]. [ speaking foreign language ] >> one of the security guys seems to have a taser on one of the guys. the girls weren't happy about what the security guards were doing. they were angry. >> stop tasering him. stop it. [ bleep ].
d.c. council chair kwame brown. he'll be sentenced in two different courtrooms for two different charges. first brown will learn his fate for a federal bank charge he pled guilty to in june and admitted he lied on applications to obtain bank loans. he faces up to six months in prison. prosecutors are asking the judge to sentence him to just six days in jail because he has been cooperative. brown will also be sentenced in superior court on a misdemeanor campaign violation. he faces up to six months behind bars on that charge as well. >>> four minutes after the hour. today the trial will begin for a bowie state university student charged with murdering her roommate. alexis simpson is accused o stabbing her roommate dominique frazier in september of last year. the two got into an argument over the volume of an ipod. simpson's attorney says she was acting in self-defense and shouldn't be charged with murder. >>> in about five hours, we expect d.c. to announce that more than a dozen schools will be closing for good. schools chancellor khai ya henderson will make the announcement at 8:
morning, everybody. good to be with you. i'm terrell brown. this morning, one of america's highest ranking military leaders has been caught up in the investigation that led to the resignation of cia director david petraeus. general john allen is the top u.s. commander in afghanistan. allen is under investigation by the pentagon for alleged inappropriate communications with jill kelly. she's the tampa, florida, woman, who is said to have received threatening e-mails from petraeus's mistress. a pentagon official says allen and kelly exchanged up to 30,000 communications between 2010 and 2012. it's unclear if they were involved in sexual matters or classified information. allen will remain the u.s. commander in afghanistan for now. but these latest developments only serve to widen the scandal that has gripped the nation's capital since friday. tara mergener is in washington with more. what's the latest there? >> reporter: good morning to you. that's right. another twist in this drama. defense secretary leon panetta ordered a pentagon investigation on monday involving one of the u.s. military'
>> new twists in the sex scandal. american general caught up. >> kwame brown will find out his punishment today after being -- guilty to a federal bank fraud charges. ♪ >> move over a backup blast, be a newms to theender for worst song of year. rebecca black. >> live and in hd. this is "good morning washington." on your side. thatat would we do youtube. >> good morning, washington. i am cynnÉ simpson. >> i am steve chenevey. thet will be slow going on road i am sure. we will check in with steve and a second. the weatheryou headlines. down as we coming speak and will continue through good part of the morning. get past the noon hour and that drive up and we thissee clearing afternoon. temperature-wise we are back below average. hope you enjoyed that 72 degrees yesterday afternoon. at doppler a look radar. you can see the rain is across the area. off to the west is worry heavier showers are. mostly white and moderate rain. at 9:00 a.m., 47 and rain. noon, 51 and may be a stray showers. your seven-day in just a minute. first-run the belfort furniture center, let us check on traf
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] pillsbury chocolate chip cookies. let the making begin >>> happening right now, governor jerry brown is meeting with the csu board to discuss new fee proposals. this comes a week after prop 30 over tuition increases. many would charge extra for a csu student who takes more classes than they need. it is to encourage students to graduate on time and make way for incoming freshmen. if approved, the new fees would take effect next fall. >>> the moraga school board is discussing how sex abuse cases are handled in the district. the student safety committee has been working on that policy. board members will discuss the lawsuit filed against that districts by former christine kunaan. tonight's meeting is set to start at 7:00 p.m. at the wauken school. >>> woshoppers are getting a ju on black thursday shopping. yes, black thursday. it gives families time to finish the meal and shop and sleep in as opposed to storming malls at dawn on friday. some workers aren't too happy with the idea. they started online petitions pushing for the day off so they can spend time with their families. >> the pe
qualmie brown will be sentenced on bank charges. >> also campaign violation charges which he will be sentenced for this afternoon. melanie is live outside the u.s. district court now with the latest. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. we all know brown was a rising political star. in 2004 he became the first person living east to win a city council seat. he rose in power taking the council chairman step in 2010 at the age of 40. federal prosecutors say after today, he will have no political office and be unemployed. he pleaded guilty in june. false information on bank loan applications. one of the loans was for 39 foot boat. also forged the signature of a friend to overstate his income by tens of thousands of dollars. the other charges go back to an audit. 2008 re-election campaign kwauled to report more than $400,000 in expenditures and $239,000 wound up in the hands of a consulting company. on those federal charges brown's original plea called for 6 month sentence. prosecutors believe a 6 day jail sentence plus three years of supervised probation would be appropriate
sooner rather than later. >>> governor jerry brown says he plans to attend a cal board meeting tomorrow in person. cal u says they are planning to raise fees for students who have to take a class over. the governor is a board member but typically says a proxy. his office says he wants to go in person to discuss the state of education following the passage of proposition 30. the governor also plans to attend a uc board meeting at uc san francisco on friday. >>> a crash on i4 sent one person to the hospital and snarled traffic. near g street in antioch. this is video of the back up. the highway patrol says the driver of a bmw crashed into a big rig and the car slipped beneath the truck's trailer. the driver of the bmw got out before the fire started and reportedly suffered only minor injuries. >>> now to oakland where a truck and car collided head on sending a driver of that car to the hospital. it happened at 3:45 on oak port street and interstate 880. police say firefighters had to extricate the man from his car. he is in critical condition at this hour. the truck driver was not hurt. >
. >>> former d.c. council chair kwame brown is to be sentenced today. it's unclear whether he will have to serve any time behind bars. in june brown pleaded guilty to federal court lying on loan applications and in d.c. superior court he admitted to misdemeanor campaign vie layings. prosecutor -- violations. prosecutors are only asking brown to spend six days in jail on bank fraud but brown's lawyer says he's suffered enough and shouldn't serve any jail time. >>> today police causing the man the east coast rapist is expected to plead guilty in a court room. aaron thomas is accused of attacking more than a hundred women from virginia to connecticut. >>> it is coming up on 6:35. jessica doyle is back with another your money report. >> she's talking about -- i would say a surprise regarding some new wheels. >> that's right. this is a huge surprise for a lot of folks. motor friend is out with its car of the year. and it's one very few of us would ever be able to afford. they picked model f -- the tesla model s ranges in price up to $100,000. the plug-in luxury model s topped the list of con
local schools will be shut down for good. >>> and former d.c. councilman kwame brown heads to court. good morning, i'm aaron gilchrist. >> and i'm eun yang. we're following breaking news. >>> the top military general in afghanistan now involved in the scandal that cost cia director general david petraeus his job. the fbi looking into e-mails between general john allen and a friend of petraeus. how they found out about them, we'll talk about in ten minutes. >>> it is rainy and cold. so we sent storm team 4 meteorologist tom kierein out on the weather deck to tell us all about it. >> it's all digital until i see it. it is coming down. and it is cold. we've got a blustery wind blowing at 15, 20 miles an hour, and it is wet all over the place. a lot of leaves came down with the gusty winds overnight when the cold front came through at 1:00 this morning. right now storm team 4 radar showing a lot of the heavier rain is north of the washington, and the area in the yellow is moderate rain along the frederick, montgomery county line into western howard county. that is passing northeast and
.c. council chair kwame brown is scheduled to be sentenced in federal court. in june brown pleaded guilty to bank fraud. he admitted to lying on two separate bank loans valued at more than 200,000. he could face a maximum of six months in jail. prosecutors have asked the judge in the case to sentence brown to six days plus three years probation. >>> president obama is trying to gain support for his plan to avoid the fiscal cliff. today he'll meet with labor leaders. tomorrow he hopes to earn the support of business leaders. friday he'll talk to congressional leaders. the fiscal cliff is a series of tax increases and across the board spending cuts which many economists say could push our country into another recession. congress is also going to be working on the fiscal cliff when it comes back to work today. the house and senate have been in recess since september when legislators took a break for elections. both democratic and republican leaders say they do believe some kind of deal can be worked out before the end ever the year. newly elected senators from both sides will get a chance to
go into the middle of the week. details coming up. . >>> when is comes to marijuana, governor brown is saying the feds should back off california. >>> plus the gang with an eyebrow raising gang and record. the latest crimes they are being linked to. tonight, on the news at 6:00. Ñ . >>> few criminals get people more on edge than sex offenders. now it appears that some sex offenders still on parole have flouted the terms of their release. of the 1157 offenders at large and not wearing gps, 941 of those are sex offenders. as we find in tonight's special report, some of the offenders are from a neighborhood near you. >> reporter: this page on the department of corrections website may come as a surprise. updated daily, it shows at large paroleies that bailed on the gps monitoring systems. it includes many sex offenders, such as ronny cook and darrell neil, all a me da county. >> if you are a sex offender. you are being looked for. a letter says parole officers are sounding the alarm about 150 sex offenders that are disabling their ankle bracelet and no one is looking for them. >> you t
chair kwame brown will have to serve any jail time. in june he pleaded guilty in federal court to lying on loan applications. in d.c. superior court, he admitted to a misdemeanor campaign finance violation. prosecutors are only asking brown spend six days in jail for bank fraud. then three years on probation but brown's attorney said his client has suffered enough and shouldn't serve any jail time. >>> it is 5:34. if you're just waking up, good morning. time for the latest your money report. >> jessica is back and it could cost you more to buy a new set of wheels. >> that's right. definitely something you need to know about before you head to the used car lots want we're talking about is used car buyers could be paying more because of sandy. prices are expected to jump as much as $1,000 per vehicle across the country in the wake of the superstorm. our partners after "u.s.a. today" report that up to 250,000 cars were lost due to flooding and other problems. now of course they need to be replaced. before the storm prices had been drifting lower so that's a good thing. sandy also affected
website, wusa9.com. derek? >>> former chair brown spent his day in custody after two court appearances for violating bank and campaign finance laws. our introduce johnson -- bruce johnson has the story. >> reporter: this is file footage but right now about now kwame brown is being released from the custody of deputy u.s. marshals. he was giving a one day sentence in federal court today by judge richard leon. the conviction was for bank fraud. kwame brown also given six months' home detention with a curfew from 10:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. the former chair won't talk to us, can you share with us how is he feeling? what's the disposition? >> oh wow. you know i mean he's obviously extremely disappointed. you know first in himself. and the situation that he finds himself in. and all it means. i mean he's really unhappy about this. absolutely. >> reporter: the 42-year-old former chairman of the d.c. council was also given 480 hours of visible commity service. after that he must serve two years supervised probation. >> that was bruce johnson reporting. meantime there was a startling development t
allegedly attacked multiple women and was arrested last year. >> kwame brown will be sentenced today and the federal bank fraud charge. madrid in june he lied to get a personal loan. he then resigned from office. he faces up to six months in jail but prosecutors say they are recommending a six days spread out over three weekends. would be followed by three years of supervised release. >> please investigating a deadly pedestrian accident. authorities say 46-year-old mary died after being hit by two vehicles as she tried to cross kenilworth avenue monday night. police said was not an across workcross walk. montgomery county police say% in aspen hill was struck on a georgia ave. the driver did say thepolice said the drivers stayed at the scene. >> the federal trade commission gives a google an ultimatum. >> and research in motion hoping it still has some blackberrys fans out there somewhere. good morning. >> good morning. research in motion the company behind the blackberry want to make sure they are still in the game. the plan to showcase the first two of their new smartphones on janua
that took place there. -- rape that took place there. >> kwame brown has been sentenced to one day in jail for bank fraud. he was sentenced today in northwest washington after pleading guilty to the charge and a second proceeding. coming up tonight at 6:00, srd has been following this case. >> the sex scandal involving david petraeus has taken a new turn. the investigation is expanding. the man who took over for petraeus, general john allen, is also surrounded in scandal. >> suddenly, there is a lot more riding on this investigation. two commanders are under the microscope. petraeus is out as cia director. he replaced david petraeus in afghanistan. he is alongside him in this scandal. general john allen, 48 hours from confirmation, saw his hearings put on hold. >> you're going to watch this closely. -- we are going to watch this closely. >> the allegations that he sent hundreds of supposedly flirtatious, inappropriate e- mails to jill kellie, the same woman who sparked the petraeus investigation. allen has denied wrongdoing. >> i know she is a good mother and a good wife. i know what ever
willie brown will look like. it is very exciting to see this, you know, brand new middle school come to life, at least in the presentation. the architects showed the kinds of finishes and colors that will be incorporated into the design. what i found most interesting was, one of the biggest messages about the design of the school was that it would incorporate elements of restorative practice and circle and sort of really facilitate conversation and dialogues based on this school district's emphasis on that. it was really very exciting. secondly, we discussed future agenda items for the committee and the meeting schedule for november and december. so the next meeting of building and grounds will be on monday, november 19th, at 6:00 and i really do urge my colleagues on this school board to come to that meeting. we will be talking about... i am sorry, number 1 6? >> you said december 19th? >> november... >> i thought that you said december. >> november 19th. >> we will be discussing 1950 mission, and other properties that are currently being unused and we have a very detailed plan
for the justice department to recognize the sovereignty of the states. >> reporter: gooder brown's comments come on the shoulder of washington state and colorado's legalization of marijuana. >> that should send a message that this is a mainstream issue and they may need to get on board of the will of voters. >> reporter: erin smith with the national cannabis industry association hopes that it prompts federal change. >> if they care about the will of the voters and the sovereignty of the states and their own political future, they will back off. >> i just hope that the medical cannabis collectives in california can hang on until that happens. >> and it could be a long wait because the marijuana advocates don't expect for it to come before the votes before 2016. as the federal government stands, the justice departments says it's only reviewing what the voters said on election day. in oakland, ktvu news. >> leaders in latin america are calling for a mexico, honduras, and in countries leaders say that had legalization of marijuana in washington and colorado will have critical implications in interna
. the lakers fire mike brown and replace him with d'antoni. d'antoni reunites with steve nash and kobe bryant whom he coached in the 2008 olympic games. >> and stanford tight end is a semi finalist for the mackie award given annually to the nation's best tight end. -what's up? i'm chris. -and i'm erik. both: we're the fruit guys! back in 1998, we had this idea to deliver fresh fruit to offices in downtown san francisco. we built these wooden crates, filled these with fruit in my one-bedroom apartment. the fruit guys has been with bank of america since they first started. we work with them to help them grow and succeed. we're coming up on 50 employees and delivering to thousands of companies every week. i would definitely say this is a fruitful business. >> an outsmoken member of the board of directors has gotten the boot. sweet is out and her bid for reelection has been derailed. she has been replaced by a 25-year-old who just received his masters in city planning. he is ready to help drive bart forward. >> one of the key priorities i have is realizing traffic relief on interstate 80 by reloo
that kind of information on-line about a week after we held our first hearing, governor brown took them down. so, it is really not a matter of applying the law in my opinion, it is a matter of policy and the way that you want the law to be applied. it is not black and white. and it is something that the sunshine ordinance itself says whenever there is a conflict or there are two paths to go down, that the voters prefer to go down the path that leads to the most open government. thank you. >> i work for laguna honda before i was driven out of there (inaudible). i want to under score what dr. kerr said about the fact that you all have the responsibility to deal with whistle blower realtation, and the events are very important in society and clearly you are finding of no whistle blower retaliation when the government project finds that the vast majority are retaliated against, begs the question as to whether you guys are doing what you are supposed to be doing, thank you. >> next, item on the agenda, is the discussion and action on ethics complaint 08110816 and 09110816, alleging that executive
that is built into the con lusion, between the different city agencies is off the hook. since 1999, willie brown issued orders to every one of his documents and commissions not to comply with sunshine. i have been doing immediate disclosure requests across the departments in san francisco, none of the department heads have done the form 700 certification required by law and the whole city is out of order. to quote al pacino and go giants. >> hi there, i am one of the two whistle blowers, and from my perspective what i am asking for is actually not confidential investigatory information, what we wanted to know about is whether there was an administrative memo during the time that the ethics commission sat on our case for six months while the two of us were driven out of laguna honda ordering the whistle blower to not concurrently investigate the case. and in theory, according to your rules, the ethics commission should have sent a written memo to the whistle blower program, or they should have carried on a concurrent investigation but they didn't, and we would like to see the memo. it is not idle
brown is expected to be at the meeting in long beach. >>> and gavin newsom praised the board for the decision. he said -- >>> the new ferry service between south san francisco and the east bay needs to boost rider -- ridership if it is going to continue to get local transit subsidies. >>> more americans are expected to travel for the thanksgiving holiday this year compared to last year but aaa says the trips will be shorter. aaa just released its annual thanksgiving travel forecast and they predict that 43 million americans will travel at least 50 miles from home. that's up almost 1% from 2011. rape expects gas prices to keep dropping through the thanksgiving holiday. >>> good afternoon to you. a warmer day is shaping up around the bay area. ample sunshine outside our doors from the coast to mt. diablo. just a few high clouds passing through. that's really about it. mostly sunny skies good to moderate air quality. a ridge of high pressure overhead that will continue to warm us up. we're looking at 60 degrees right now in oakland. 61 in sfo. low 60s in sfo. low 60s fairfield.
it comes to outlet shopping? brown says buy shoes. they're often shipped directly from the retailer. the same quality at a better price. another deal? luggage. and deals on housewares. >> a lot of times, there might be small nicks or little dings in the paint which means it can't be sold in the retail store so they send it to the outlet store. so heading into the holiday shopping season, as long as you know what's real, you'll know which items are the best outlet deal. >> are you going to let her outlet shop here? >> oh, i've already taken care of that. >> one more outlet deal, always stop by the mall manager's office and grab a coupon book. there's always more discounts there. one more don't, don't assume that just because a store is at the outlet mall that it is a discount store. >> good advice. who's done before thanksgiving? >> if it's only one, then you'll wait until christmas eve. >> so it's going to be messy in the morning? >> it's messy in the morning and messy out there right now. we've got a line of some pretty strong showers moving through the region. not a lot of thunder
and recreation grounds are submerged in brown, soupy water. and in some warts of this region the only way to get around is by boat. elsewhere, it is just not safe at all. the area affected is just north of rome. here it has been raining for days. the bad weather has swept across italy. in venice, seasonal flooding was higher and more widespread than normal. and unless you were in a gondola, there was little way to stay dry. there the floods are receding. but it is now the waterlogged regions of tuscana and brea that are baring the brunt. "bbc news." >> right now china's ruling communicatist party is meeting in beijing to anoint its new leaders. among the most pressing issues they will face, a territorial dispute with japan that has erupted into the worst crisis interest the two nations in decades. at issue is a group of islands. our correspondent has gone to take a closer look and to see what is fueling all this controversy. >> just after dawn we get our first view of the islands. a jagged huddle of rocks sticking up from the deep blue waters of the east china sea. it has taken 10 hours sailing
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